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Wake Up! Wake Up!

Hello kids!
Here I am, back after a long hiatus. Different name but same flavor.

Who am I?
You don’t know?
I take offense!

Anyway, let’s go back to the usual. 360 more words

Bedtime IPhone

Botanic Bellbird

On a drizzly morning the New Zealand section of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens was alive with birdsong.  I managed to record the bellbird.

Anyone who says the native plants of Aotearoa lack colour needs to view this magnificent kakabeak. 14 more words

Christchurch - Central


Sunrise at the Field Station, just as the coyotes begin to celebrate the dawning sun.Right now White-crowned Sparrows from further north are sweeping southward through Oregon.  231 more words


A Singing Visitor

This is a lovely juvenile pied butcherbird that comes to visit everyday, and in the last few days he has been sitting on the veranda practising his song. 66 more words


Tidal river

This old fisherman’s house beside a tidal river in Morbihan is a place we visit in our dreams all year round. Rain, hail or shine in the UK we remember the sights and sounds of the France I’m hearing now, on a quiet Sunday morning, as we’re summoning up the will to bestir ourselves to cycle down to the boulangerie for coffee, bread, morning pastries and watching the world go by. 82 more words


Noisy Miners feeding chicks in nest

Noisy Miners live up to their name. If they lived in California, Hitchcock would surely have used them as inspiration for The Birds. They cheep and squeak at everything in sight, and frequently attack everything in sight too. 116 more words

Sydney Birds

September skies over Brampton

Buzzards have moved from rare to commonplace in Norfolk over the last twenty years or so. However common they are, I still thrill to the site of the family groups that soar on the village thermals. 107 more words